HTMLFormElement: reset event

The reset event fires when a <form> is reset.

Syntax

Use the event name in methods like addEventListener(), or set an event handler property.

addEventListener('reset', (event) => {});

onreset = (event) => { };

Event type

A generic Event.

Examples

This example uses EventTarget.addEventListener() to listen for form resets, and logs the current Event.timeStamp whenever that occurs.

HTML

<form id="form">
  <label>Test field: <input type="text" /></label>
  <br /><br />
  <button type="reset">Reset form</button>
</form>
<p id="log"></p>

JavaScript

function logReset(event) {
  log.textContent = `Form reset! Time stamp: ${event.timeStamp}`;
}

const form = document.getElementById('form');
const log = document.getElementById('log');
form.addEventListener('reset', logReset);

Result

Specifications

Specification
HTML Standard
# event-reset

Browser compatibility

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See also